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PBS
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
of casualties. the reason can be found in music. ♪ >> reporter: the song comes from indonesia. it means tsunami in the local dialect. each song has been passed down for generations ever since a major tsunami killed thousands when it struck the island over a century ago. ♪ >> reporter: children have been brought up on this lullaby and adults continue to sing it while tending to their fields. the song teaches people how to protect themselves from a tsunami and has been popular still in the island. what should you do if an earthquake strikes? >> translator: run for the hill tops as fast as you can. >> reporter: after the 2004 indian ocean earthquake, many people, remembering the song, did just that, headed for the hills. although over 160,000 people were either killed or remain missing in the pro-vince only, only seven people died on this island, which has a population of just 80,000. this is a researcher at the university who is visiting the islands to study the song. >> translator: this song saved everyone's life. through studying the song, i believe we can integrate this local knowledge into
WHUT
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
. they've played a key role in helping the bloody fight for independence from indonesia. >> the united nations has been with east timor at every step of the ways in organizing the vote for independence from indonesia and 1999. the and ran the fledgling nation for three years and send in peacekeepers to quell fighting between rival factions of the armed forces in 2006 when its current mission began. the dozens of people were killed and tens of thousands forced to flee their homes. as violence threatened to engulf east timor as it did during the push for independence. two years later, a failed attempt to assassinate the president exposed a fragile country to even more instability. the mission official it comes to an end, the united nations has east timor has the resolve to meet the security and economic challenges that lie ahead. >> the credit goes to the timorese leadership. it is the timorese leaders who have learned from experience and have taken control of their country firmly. they have put the policies in place, have built institutions. a >> the challenges are immense. there are hi
KCSMMHZ
Dec 26, 2012 2:30pm PST
died that day. 170,000 in indonesia alone. the bodies of many of those swept away still have not been recovered. loved ones cannot even visit their grave sites. many travel to thailand. a memorial wall pays tribute to those who died there. grieving together, mourners again remember those who passed away. >> we all remember where we were at the time. sports news now, and as the year draws to a close, the german football association has good reason to be satisfied -- all seven of the bundesliga teams in competition at the european level made it through the first round. >> german soccer fans have plenty of reason to smile as they head into the new year and look back on five decades of bundesliga football. >> the bundesliga is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and it has never been stronger as a brand. all three german clubs in the champions league moved through, and all four german clubs are through in the eurobond lead, a first in german soccer. >> the bundesliga is going strong. i only hope germany can win this year. it has been a while, and that would really boost our image. >> the ti
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 11:15pm EST
indonesia and what rights does an american jew, gay or woman in chile and syria? what obligations we have to the french nation to suggest we are citizens of the world destroys our understanding of the term and weakens us at the performance of the duties of the citizen. one might say that the american power was the 1969 moon landing, and since then, we'll be successful the empire in history according to the greatest access to prosperity, happiness and public life and history have been on the decline. this decline has given as inevitable. nothing lasts forever. this period of diminishing american hegemony, however, may be one of calfee age. we are the owners of the country and its board of directors, and we may find the strength to reasonably consider the options open to us in this confusing time, none of them is perfect. and this is a time we must make a moral choice which is to say a choice between the two flawed or bad alternatives. if we do not choose, the choice will be made for us by those uninterested at home and abroad by weakening the power of the american electorate. it's not a br
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 8:00am EST
and obligations. what rights does an american have in north korea, iran, china or indonesia, and what rights does an american jew, gay or a woman, enjoy in syria? to suggest we're citizens of the world destroys our understanding of the term and so weakens our performance of the duties of a citizen. one might say that the ap to gee of american power was the 1969 moon landing, and since then we have been in a decline. this decline is inevitable, nothing lasts forever. this period of diminishing american he generalny, however, may be one of healthy age. we citizens are the owners of of this country and its board of directors, and we may find the strength to reasonably consider the options open to us in this confusing time. one of them is perfect. and this is a sign we must make a moral choice which is to say a choice between two flawed or, indeed, bad alternatives. if we do not choose, the choice will be made for us by those interested at home and aprod and weakening the power of the american electorate. it's not a brave announcement, but it is our country to govern, to defend and to enjoy as long a
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
rses back in a moment, stay with us. the devastating earthquake in 2004 off the coast of indonesia unleashed a tsunami that swept across the indian ocean. more than 200,000 people were killed. maria belon and her family were on vacation in thailand when the disaster struck. their harrowing story is the subject of a new film by juan antonio. here is the trailer. >> boys, come and see this. >> isn't tt great? >> we can go swimming. >> yeah. >> go get it, lucas. lucas! >> the most scary bit for me. >> and the water hit. >> and i came up. and i was on my own. and then i saw the two of you. i didn't feel so scared any more. mommy and lucas are on their own right now. i'm going to keep looking for them. one love ♪ ♪. >> i'm scared. >> one life ♪ ♪ with each other ♪ sisters ♪. >> you're looking for your family? ♪ carry open other ♪ carry each other ♪. >> i look in all the hospitals. i look in all the scholl ters. i will find them, i promise you that. re: joining me now two costars it naomi watts and ewan mcgregor and the director, and maria belon. i'm pleased to have all
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
extent. asia, indonesia, africa. they have a very strong balance sheet. so they're in the position to really gain market share even in the context of a slightly slowing macro picture. but interestingly since the third quarter ims, we heard today from standard chartered again and they were quite upbeat particularly for the likes of singapore and i sandia and so forth. so outlook for revenue is actually quite positive and it's on quite a low multiple and could easily rerate towards 12. >> so you reckon own it. >> i think so. even if the the growth prospects were quite limited, i think the balance sheet strength alone justifies expansion. i think it's quite attractive certainly to the rest of the sector. >> citi shedding 11,000 job, around 4% of its workforce. some say it's part of a strategy by the new ceo. citi shares were up on that. so what do you make of ubs getting out of fixed income, citi shedding a huge chuck of jobs. >> i would actually go much further than that. we've had an a revolution. pure to pure growing at 50% per annum. i think it's time to redesign the way they do b
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 4:00am EST
in indonesia, myanmar and is looking in thailand and india for new partners. asia, especially southeast asia is an emerging hot market for other japanese lenders, too. mizuho will set up firms which set up shop in laos given its labor costs and low political risks compared to china. >>> now let's get you the latest results of spain's auction debt. the country is seeing lower yields than the last time it went to market and higher demand. 2015's bid to ratio, 4.8 versus 2 the last one, 3.1 versus 2.6 for the 2017 and the 2040 saw a 2.1 bid to cover. of course, when it comes to the yield, i would give you a sense of what we're seeing on these. 2015 maximum yield coming in just under 3.43%. that's roughly where we stood on the last go around on december 5th. for the 2017, we saw 4.24 versus 4.5, so an improvement. for the 2045 .9 the%. backing up quite a bit relative to the 4.8%. although the last time we saw an auction there was in march 2009. to walk us all through this, let's get back to sylvia peruzzo from nomura. what's your reaction? >> i think we need to take stock of the fact that the co
CBS
Dec 2, 2012 6:00am PST
from? people think it comes from switzer land. it's coming from farmers in africa and in indonesia and in central and south america. >> reporter: he believes that americans will be willing to pay more for chocolate if they know that in turn impoverished farmers will earn more. of all places, why congo? >> why congo? well, it was really ben affleck's fault. >> reporter: yes, that ben affleck. >> like this? that's well fermted. this isn't. >> reporter: earlier this year, we joined ben affleck and joe on a trip to the d.r.c., cocoa can only grow within a narrow climate zone close to the equator. in 2009 affleck started a charity called eastern congo initiative to spur economic development in this war-torn region. five million people have died here due to decades of conflict. >> as i was reading, i just sort of stumbled upon some of these statistics. i was struck not only by the numbers but by the fact that i hadn't heard about it. >> reporter: so affleck decided to use his celebrity as a sort of currency to attract investment. he led a small group of philanthropists, protected by arme
CNBC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
currency and commodity trading they're going to end early. in japan, indonesia, the philippines, they were all closed in europe. only the uk, french, dutch and spanish stock markets are open and they're going to be closing early. there are now only five trading sessions left in 2012. get your act together. stocks and bonds, solid gains so far this year. the dow has advanced 8% in total. the s&p 500 up almost 14%. the nasdaq has jumped 16%. it's been a good year. the end of the year also means we are just days away from the fiscal cliff, however, and that's the bad news. and looming tax hikes, spending cuts, all of that. both sides warning a very big deal becoming a bit more unlikely. >> and my one bit of advice to speaker boehner is this. you cannot pass a bill with just republicans. on a broad thing like this, you need both. and he has put himself with plan b and sort of an impossible position. he has to get these hard right goes to go along with him. and he and the president were going to say we're going to pass a deal with the majority of republicans and the majority of democrats in the
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
father, raised in indonesia and hawaii. i was beginning to sense how fitting in to the world might not be as simple as it might seem. and so to see this man, this senator, this powerful accomplished fern person who was not a central casting when it came to what you think a senator might look like at the time. the way he commanded the respect of an entire nation, i think it hinted to me what might be possible in my own life. this was a man who as a teen stepped up to serve his country even after his fellow japanese americans were declared enemy aliens. a man who believed in america even when the government didn't necessarily believe in him. that meant something to me. it gave me a powerful sense, one they couldn't put in to words, a powerful sense of hope. and as i watched those hearings listening to danny ask all the piercing questions night after night, i learned something else. i learned how or democracy was supposed to work. our government of and by and for the people. we had a system of government where nobody was above the law. we -- we have an obligation to hold each other ac
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